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The Capitoline Museums rise on the homonymous Republican Rome hill, once occupied by the most important temple in the city, the Temple of Jupiter Capitoline (6th c. B.C.), the ruins of which lie under the Conservators Palace. During the early Middle Ages, but still today, the Town Council took place there (13th c.). It considered the hill the place of the civic power: here executions took place, flocks pastured (hence the name of Monte Caprino) and Petrarca set here his symbolic coronation as a poet in 1341, marking the beginning of the renovatio urbis which would continue during the next two centuries and would turn the Hill into today’s monumental complex. In 1471 Sixtus IV gave the Roman people some ancient bronzes which originated the Roman archaeological collections that can boast many masterpieces. The bronze statues, which can be seen in the Conservators Palace, were placed in the zone closed by the Senatorial Palace, that was erected on the State Archives of the ancient city, the Tzbularium (1″ c. B.C.). Here is a splendid view of the Forum. As regards the ancient arrangement of the monumental complex towards the Forum, the new hill opened out towards Campo Marzio and the Middle Ages and the Modern quarter surrounding it; this was demolished because of the construction of the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (1885-1927)

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Steps of St Mary in Aracoeli and of the Capitol and for the excavations of Via dei Fori in the first decades on the 20th c. An example of Middle Ages buildings is the left side of the entrance staircase to St Maria in Aracoeli (7th and then 13th c.). In 1538 the restoration of the square and the buildings started by design of Michelangelo: the artist placed the gilt bronze equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius in the middle of Campidoglio Square (now replaced by a copy) and modified the two pre-existent buildings. Moreover, he planned the New Palace, built during the subsequent century, which closes the square towards

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the Church of Aracoeli. We owe to his superintendence the facade of the Senatorial Palace, made up of big pilasters — the most spectacular Michelangelesque innovation in ornamental architecture — and a monumental double staircase. Two representations, one of the Tiber (right) and one of the Nile (left) were placed on the two sides of the stairs, and then also the Sitting Minerva statue, considered the Goddess of Rome ,(Domitian age). The artist also designed the entrance staircase to the monumental complex, the balustrade on Campo Marzio and the flooring, completed in 1940 following greatly the original plans. Starting from 1563 the Conservators Palace was restored. It showed on the façade the colossal Head of Constantine and the She-Wolf; symbol of the city that, according to the legend, breast-fed the founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus. The facade was restored in giant order and an entrance staircase was added on the first floor; the numerous statues were arranged in the inside courtyard and in the frescoed rooms of the Town Council. The huge amount of ancient collections led to the construction of a new museum: the construction works of the New Palace started in 1603 and ended in 1667.

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Piazza del Campidoglio by Michelangelo

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Appia Antica – Old Appian way – Rome private tour

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The Appian Way (Latin and Italian: Via Appia) was one of the earliest and strategically most important Roman roads of the ancient republic. It connected Rome to Brindisi, in southeast Italy. Its importance is indicated by its common name, recorded by Statius:

Appia longarum… regina viarum
“the Appian Way the queen of the long roads”
The road is named after Appius Claudius Caecus, the Roman censor who began and completed the first section as a military road to the south in 312 BC during the Samnite Wars.

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The origins of  Via Latina are remote and already formed by Nature. The road was used by the Etruscans to colonise Campania and was definitely traced back to the 4th and 3rd centuries BC. It repre-sented an alternative to the Via Appia, since, like the “Regina Viarum”, Via Latina reached Ca-pua, touching the valleys of the Liri and of the Sacco. The pre-sent route follows the Roman one. Along the way there were to be found funeral monuments, patrician villas and catacombs almost completely lost because of the heavy ur-ban expansion undertaken during the 14th cen-tury, in the tract that joined Rome to Anagni. The city gate at the start of the road retains the original architectonic features.

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The small chapel near the Latina Gate dates back to the 5th century AD. And was built on the site where tradition has it that St. John the Evangelist was immersed in a container of boiling oil, a terrible trial that miraculously did not kill the saint. The building was renovated by Baldassare Peruzzi or Antonio da San-gallo at the beginning of the 1500s. Borromini’s work, commis-sioned by Cardinal Francesco Paulucci was carried out in 1658 and was limited to the tambour to which the artist added a high frieze.

TM 047There is a Gothic-style motif with palms and rose windows in pairs on the conical cap. In 1716, the interior was decorated by Lazzaro Baldi, a student of Pietro da Cortona.

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ARA PACIS MUSEUM

ARA PACIS MUSEUM Lungorevere in Augusta Open every day except Monday 9 am-7 pm The Museum was inaugurated in 2006 after the enclosure was completed to protect the altar that had been consecrated by Augustus in the year 13 BC to honor the long sought-after Roman peace, finally achieved. Discovered at the beginning of the twentieth century under a small palace on Via in Lucina, along Via Lata, the altar of Augustus was a setting for Fascist celebrations during the 1930’s, and had been enclosed in a simple and elegantly functional glass enclosure designed by /vlorpurgo in 1938.

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After demolition of the old enclosure, architects Richard Meier & Partners rapidly built a much more important and ambitious structure, which spurred urban renewal of the whole area from Piazza Augusto Imperatore to the Cavour bridge. The wisdom of replacing the Rationalist showcase with a new construction in the heart of the city prompted a heated debate between those who called the new structure a “Texan gasoline pump in the heart of one of the most important and historical cities in the world” (Sgarbi) and those who enthusiastically welcomed the first important urban project in the city since the Fascist era. By returning to Giuseppe Valadier’s Trident project (three rays originating in Piazzale Flaminio), Meier lengthened the swath of Via di Ripetta to the Cavour bridge and created a continuous background to close the square in front. The river bank should become an area for pedestrians only as should the square, where the neglected Mausoleum of Augustus is surrounded by buildings of the Fascist era. Ignore the ugly casts of the imperial family to the left in the ample entrance hall and the family tree to the right, to focus on the model of the Altar which illustrates its position in imperial Rome. The lack of explanatory panels combined with the emphasis on the family genealogy of the Augustan dynasty is disconcerting. However, it is not an omission, but the result of a precise strategy.

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At the entrance level visitors are free to explore the monument on their own: it consists of a sacrificial table surrounded by a enclosure decorated with sculpture in relief On the lower storey, the history and artistic qualities of the altar are the subject of an excellent presentation which ranges from its foundation to today. A computer program makes it possible to play with a virtual color image of the altar in movement. The altar is famous for its sculpted enclosure with the succession of portraits of the Augustan dynasty and, on the upper level to the right and the left, the images of imperial ceremonies which reflect the hierarchy of that society. Most of these portraits, including Augustus himself, have been identified, as may be seen on the model downstairs. However, the greatest artistic value is to be found in the luxuriant frieze of vegetal motifs on the lower level, a symbol of peace accompanied by prosperity.

ara pacisThe frieze, which does include much restored work in plaster, was very finely sculpted in the style of Alexandria and represents a very rich vein of compositional creativity, from the heart of the acanthus motif to the myriad of common plants inhabited by small animals and birds, of which the lower level seems to present an entire catalogue. On the short sides there are four large scenes in honor of Rome: toward the entry (west side) the nursing of Romulus and Remus and Aeneas offering a sacrifice to the Penates; on the back (east side) the goddess of Rome and Tellus or Venus, the ideal founder of the Augustan dynasty

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Our licensed private guides in Rome, are also graduates having obtained painting, dance, music or literature diplomas and are active artists working in Italy with minimum 5y experience in the tourism sector.

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Small group (max 10 pax) or individual private tours in minivans ensuring the highest level of confort. Our vehicles are fully equipped with all the options required for long trips, including air conditioning. An English speking private guide will be at your disposal for the whole day and will arrange the most satisfactory tour with you. Tours of main squares, fountains, churches and museums of Rome selected for you. The tour includes short walks on foot for visits of monuments and stops for taking pictures and a lunch or a coffee break. The sequence of monuments and their choice will display a historical and artistic evolution of the Eternal City. As well as a perfect overview of ​the different types of styles in the arts of architecture and sculpture and painting. Many monuments, private art collections, entrances to palaces are offered exclusively by RUSRIM. tour guides.

Inside the guided tour experience you can choose to visit important archaeological areas like dungeons, catacombs, ancient walls, sacred places and secret areas accessible to limited number of people. The collection of Greek and Roman classical sculptures offering sculptures of emperors, athletes, mythological figures and ancient deities can be viewed in an exclusive way.

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ColosseoColosseum – Anfiteatro Flavio – Amphitheatrum Flavium , Piazza di Spagna -Spanish square, Pantheon, Santa Maria sopra minerva, Piazza Navona square, Piazza del Campidoglio, Piazza Barberini square – Fontana del Tritone orTriton Fountain, Palazzo del Quirinale, Piazza della Repubblica, Fontana delle Naiadi, Basilica Santa Maria degli angeli e dei Martiri, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano – Lateran Basilica – The Papal Archbasilica of St. John in the Lateran, Arco di Costantino – Arch of Costantine, San Clemente and Catacombs In the basilica, The Palatine Hill – Palatino, Circus maximus- Circo Massimo, Museo delle mura Aureliane – The Aurelian Walls museum, Avenitino hill – Colle Aventino, Basilica di Santa Sabina and Porta lignea di Santa Sabina, The orange garden – Giardino degli aranci, Order of Malta square, Pyramid of Cestius – Piramide di Caio Cestio, Centrale Montemartini, Basilica di San Luigi dei Francesi  and Caravaggio, Piazza Venezia – Venezia square , Fontana delle Tartarughe The Fontane delle Tartarughe, Mercati Traiani Trajan’s Market, Foro Romano – Roman forum panoramic view, Piazza della Bocca della Verità, Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Tras tevere, Janiculum Hill – Colle del Gianicolo – Panoramic view of Rome, Spada Galley.

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The Colonna Gallery is an enchanting place: the art collection — paintings, sculptures, frescoes — perfectly fit in with the architectural structure of the Colonna family’s Palace which contains the imposing 17th c. Gallery. It is the best example in the city of art works arrangement within spaces purposely planned to house public expositions of family collections, in order to sing the family’s praises and riches.

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Time here seems to have stopped to the day of the Gallery inauguration in 1703, even if a cannonball on the staircase of the Palace, crashed here because of a target mistake on the day after the proclamation of the Roman Republic (1849), is the evidence of the passing of time. Take the list of the paintings at the entrance: remember that the works’ numbering follows the alphabetical order of the. artists (Albani is the number 1 while Veronese is the number 197) and not that of the works’ arrangement. The gallery and the collection were begun by Cardinal Girolamo Colonna around the middle of the 17th c. in the pre-existent family Palace, which overlooks Sts Apostles Square and continues in the garden ascending to Quirinale Square The splendid gallery (39×10.5×13 m) is supplemented by two cabinets on the short sides and has three wide windows; the interior continues in the back garden and in the walking leading to the 18th c. Kaffeehaus. Here there is a remarkable collection of 15th, 16th and 17th c. paintings, arranged in several rows along the walls, and there are also ancient sculptures alternated to mirrors and desks on which are Renaissance bronzes, according to the 17th c. decorative taste that tends to fill all the available spaces both horizontally and vertically. The leitmotiv of the complex is the glorification of the family through the victory of Marcantonio II Colonna at Lepanto (1571): the three vaults’ frescoes, the statues and the desks recall the glorious event in which he was the protagonist. Even if there were some changes over the centuries – the most serious was the sale of some masterpieces to help the Papacy in the indemnity of the Treaty of Tolentino (1798) – the collection retains its original arrangement. Is the entrance room, besides examples of the 15th c. Ferrara . painting, the inside windows’ shutters have landscape paintings by Gaspard Dughet, one of the favourite articfli of the Cardinal.

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Palazzo_spadaThe palace was built and decorated with splendid paintings and stuccoes halfway through the 16tth century by Cardinal Girolamo Capodiferro. Purchased in 1632 by Cardinal Bernadino Spada, the building was immediately transformed to house the residence of the important prelate. New decorations were done, even in view of the setting up of the Picture gallery, where it is still possible to admire the rich furnishings, the sculptures and two world maps, emphasising the many inter-est of the householder. Since 1926, the building has been the seat of the Council of State, but it is still possible to visit, in four rooms, the gallery of the cul-tured prelate, with paintihgs by famous artists, including Titian and Guido Reni.

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Borromini began to work on the restoration of the Spada Palace around 1635. He transformed the grand interior staircase and built the two spiral staircases in the facade facing the garden. The most important work, however, was the surprising Gallery in Perspective, the wish of Cardinal Bernadi-no Spada, impas-sioned by those baroque virtuosities. The gallery was built in a year, from 1652 to 1653, in collaboration with the Augustinian mathematician, Giovanni Maria da Bitonto. The virtual depth of the gallery is about 35 metres, but the real measurement is 8.82 metres! The optical il-lusion was made through the convergence of the planes of the colonnade towards the vanishing point and the upward slope of the mosaic floor. At the end of the recently re-stored gallery, on the end wall, is the cast for a small statue of a warrior of the Roman pe-riod placed there halfway through the 1800s.

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The Doria Pamphilj palace houses an extraordinary private gallery of paintings, collected between the 16th and 17th centuries. The kernel of the collection was formed after th( marriage of Camillo Pamphilj senior, nephew of pope Innocent X, with Olimpia Aldobrandini in 1647. The bride had, in 1638, inherited the palace on the Corso and the art collection from her uncle 1ppolito. As early as 1603 the collection already included prestigious paintings by Raphael (Double portrait of Andrea Navagero and Agostino Beazzano), and works from the schools of Ferrara and Veneto.

Galleria.Doria.Pamphilj Between 1603 and 1604 cardinal Aldobrandini had also had the upper parts of the palace chapel adorned with six arched canvases on which Annibale Carracci and his apprentices had painted landscapes with scenes from the life of Christ, later moved to the gallery. A better part of the collection is attributable to the Camillo Pamphilj’s patronage and collecting activities: in addition to inheriting the properties of his mother Olimpia Maildachini in 1657 including Ermina Finds the Wounded Tancred by Guercino, he purchased many works on the antiques market (including Flight to Egypt and Magdalene by Caravaggio); he also commissioned important works from artists such as Bernini, Borromini, Pietro da Cortona, Algardi, Duquesnoy, and several Flemish artists. He also purchased landscapes by Lorrain and Dughet, and many paintings from Bologna that now constitute the largest section of the collection The famous Portrait of Innocent X, painted by Velazquez during his second trip to Italy (about 1649) was, instead, a gift from the pope to Camillo. Other paintings were added during the course of the 18th century: these included two portraits of Andrea Doria by Sebastiano del Piombo and another of Giannettino Doria by Bronzino, and the famous 16th century Brussels tapestries illustrating the Battle of Lepanto (1571).

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Formerly Riario Palace (1511-18) and then Palace of Christina of Swe-den (1659-89), Corsini Palace now hosts the Corsini Gallery and Library as well as the Lincean Academy (The National Academy of Science). The picture gallery remains in its historical location with-in the Palace of Via della Lungara which faces the Villa Farnesina. This palace was acquired in 1736 upon the arrival of the Florentine family to Rome soon after the election of Pope Clement XII (1730-40). The main collection is on the first floor of the majestic palace that archi-tect Ferdinando Fuga designed for Car-dinal Neri and his brother, Bartolomeo Corsini. It was based on the French mod-el of the Palace of Versailles with anoth-er wing (1736-1753) which doubled the facade to the right of the entrance and a central double-banistered staircase leading into a connected garden. The lavish interior of the building, the gathering place of erudite scholarijike Neri Corsini himself, the family librar-ian – Giovanni Gaetano Bottari – and the Quirini academicians, both faces and reflects the ancient magnificence of the Italian garden with its Scalinata delle Undici Fontane designed by Fuga (1741-1744). The gardens which included a “Teatro di verzura” (a fashionable 18th centu-ry open theatre with the use of hedges and bushes as theatre-props and a raised lawn replacing a stage), encompassed woods, labyrinths, paths, fountains, quaint waterfalls and antique sculp-tures. These have now become the bo-tanical gardens belonging to the Facolta di Biologia dell’Universita di Roma “La Sapienza”. The gardens together with the Palace were granted to the State in 1883 by Prince Tommaso Corsini.

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Palazzo BarberiniFounded in 1895, the National Gallery was housed for a long time in Corsini Palace; since the ’50s it has been set in Corsini Palace and Barberini Palace. The latter was built in 1625 for Francesco Barberini, nephew of Pope Urban VIII, by three of the greatest architects of the Roman 17th c.: Carlo Maderno’s design (quadrangular plan of the building and opening towards the surrounding green by means of side wings) was inserted into the pre-existent villa with garden. Gian Lorenzo Bernini succeeded Maderno (central hall, loggia and three architectural orders of the facade, entrance staircase to the first floor) counting on the collaboration of Francesco Borromini (windows of the piano nobile, decorative elements, spiral staircase on the right of the facade). Inside the Palace Andrea Sacchi painted The Divine Wisdom (1629-33) and Pietro da Cortona, between 1633 and 1639, frescoed the central hall with the Triumph of the Divine Providence, an allegorical theme to celebrate the family of the Pope, whose emblem with the three bees is in the middle of the composition: this fresco is the masterpiece of the Baroque illusionistic decoration. The 16th c. imposing structures and decoration are in contrast with the apartment dating from the half of the 18th c. on the second floor, reopened at last to the public (although you have to remind the guardians at the end of the visits); small spaces with low ceilings let imagine another kind of privacy and different social conventions. The apartment, decorated between 1750 and 1770, contains undamaged decorations and tapestry of the neo-classical age, like the typical alternation of wall mirrors and stucco pilasters and the oval portraits of the members of the Barberini family.

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The Orangerie of the Villa houses the collection of art that Carlo Bilotti, an industrialist in the field of cosmetics and an an lover, donated to the city of Rome. The collection includes 20 works of which 18 are by De Chirico, including some his masterpieces from the 1920’s. The collection also includes one of the only two works by Andy Warhol in Roman museums. The bequest and the arrangement of the exhibition created the occasion to make use of the beautiful exhibition space, which took on its present form during the last quarter of the eighteenth century, and to restore the Ninfeo where, in addition to the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions of contemporary art are also held. It is worthwhile to check the website to be sure not to miss occasions to see the work of contemporary artists, such as Damien Hirst and Jenny Saville, in Rome.

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Contemporary art museum MACRO – Tour of Rome with private guide

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MACRO’s permanent collection includes a selection of some of the most significant expressions of the Italian art scene since the 1960s, such as the group Forma 1 with the works by Carla Accardi, Antonio Sanfilippo, Achille Perilli, Piero Dorazio, Leoncillo and Ettore Colla; the Arte Povera with Mario Ceroli and Pino Pascali; the Scuola di Piazza del Popolo with Tano Festa, Mario Schifano, Titina Maselli and Mimmo Rotella.

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The gallery collects works by such artists as Giovanni Albanese, Andrea Aquilanti, Gianni Asdrubali, Domenico Bianchi, Bruno Ceccobelli, Sarah Ciracì, Enzo Cucchi, Fabrice de Nola, Gianni Dessì, Daniele Galliano, Federico Guida, Felice Levini, Fabio Mauri, Luigi Ontani, Cristiano Pintaldi, Piero Pizzi Cannella, Gioacchino Pontrelli, Sissi, Marco Tirelli.

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Musei Capitolini – Excursion in Rome with private guide

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The Capitoline Museums rise on the homonymous Republican Rome hill, once occupied by the most important temple in the city, the Temple of Jupiter Capitoline (6th c. B.C.), the ruins of which lie under the Conservators Palace. During the early Middle Ages, but still today, the Town Council took place there (13th c.). It considered the hill the place of the civic power: here executions took place, flocks pastured (hence the name of Monte Caprino) and Petrarca set here his symbolic coronation as a poet in 1341, marking the beginning of the renovatio urbis which would continue during the next two centuries and would turn the Hill into today’s monumental complex. In 1471 Sixtus IV gave the Roman people some ancient bronzes which originated the Roman archaeological collections that can boast many masterpieces. The bronze statues, which can be seen in the Conservators Palace, were placed in the zone closed by the Senatorial Palace, that was erected on the State Archives of the ancient city, the Tzbularium (1″ c. B.C.). Here is a splendid view of the Forum. As regards the ancient arrangement of the monumental complex towards the Forum, the new hill opened out towards Campo Marzio and the Middle Ages and the Modern quarter surrounding it; this was demolished because of the construction of the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (1885-1927)

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Arcibasilica San Giovanni in Laterano (Santa Sede – Vaticano) – Excursion in Rome with local private guide

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c1The basilica – or more correctly Holy Saviour, and the saints John the Baptist and John the Evangelist – is the cathedral of Roma. It was built in the form of a basilica with five aisles like the original St. Peter’s; on old constructions; the horse-guards’ barracks of the em-peror, through the interest of Constantine, who gave it to the African Pope, Melchiades. When it was inaugurated in 327, it was dedicated only to the Holy Saviour. Damaged and restored several times, the basilica was always subject of important artistic operations. After those of the Middle Ages, among others there were the lost frescoes by Gentile da Fabriano and Pisanello. The works undertaken under Sixtus V were decisive, the nearby Lateran Palace, residence of Pontif-fs up to the period of the Avignon captivity is also interesting. Apart from the restoration by Borromini, the basilica is noted for the splen-did Facade, built on the design by Alessandro Galilei (finished in 1735). Inside, under the tabernacle is the papal altar (where only the Pontiffs may celebrate mass) where the old wooden altar is preserved. Besides the many works preserved, the cloister of the Vassalletto and the nearby octagonal baptistery also erected by Constantine over a baths building of the 2nd century AD., are of particular importance. The restoration of the basilica was with-out doubt the most important commis-sion given to Borromini. It was Innocent X, Pamphilj, who ordered the restoration of the building that had gone into a state of decay for the Jubilee of 1650. The pope, however, limited the ingenious solutions presented by the archi-tect, since he intended to preserve as much as possible of the previous works. The most dras-tic decision concerned the renunciation of the construction of the vault in the main nave, planned in barrel vaulting of rounded caisson arches, and, instead, stayed with the previous wooden ceiling from halfway through the 1500s. The main nave has pillars with twelve aedicules decorated in the tympanum by the papal dove, in which colossal statues were placed in the 18th century. The architect arranged the sepulchral fragments from earlier periods of the basilica in a completely original manner, in the side aisles. He placed them in aedicules carved into the wall and embellishing them with decorative items invented by him.

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The ancient arc sculptures contained in the former Montemartini thermoelectric power station — built in the first half of the last century — come from the Capitoline Museums collections. They were temporarily placed in the industrial archaeology building, nearby St Paul Gate and Cestia Pyramid, following the restoration works of the Capitoline complex, but now are here permanently. This new salt of the power station as a dAcsical art museum is part of the restoration plans of the industrial area at Ostiense, destined to become in the following years a new cultural place in the South of Rome, with a university and a “City of Science and Technique”.

Rome private tour - Montemartini GalleryThe unused spaces of the thermoelectric power station contain about 400 sculptures which trace the history of the Roman art from Servius Tullius’ period to the late-ancient era, and some rare and magnificent examples of Greek sculpture. The arrangement of the ancient sculptures within the Art Nouveau spaces of the building creates a very good sensation, and the contrast between so different archaeological materials makes the arrangement very interesting. The contrast between the brightness of the marble and the greyness of the machinery, the combination of beautiful ancient sculptures with the engines of the early 20th c., the wideness of the expositive spaces and the monumentality of the industrial ones, make the Montemartini Power Station the right place for those looking for a trace of contemporary arrangement in the city ancient collections. The archaeological collections here housed come from the last excavations made in Rome for the massive planning restoration of the city between the end of the 19th c. and the beginning of the 20″ c.

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The collection of musical instruments covers a very wide period (from the archaeological instruments to the 19th c.), and gathers both the European production — the best nudeus in the collection — and that coming from the other continents. In 1949 the tenor Evan Gorga, a keen collector, gave over 3000 musical instruments to the State. The archaeological section belongs to the Kirche Collection. At the entrance there is the musical instrument invented and painted by Giacomo Balla in Futurist style. On the first floor the collections are arranged chronologically and by typology. The first rooms, on the left, contain archaeological instruments flanked by sculptural fragment: with musical theme (the myth of Pan and Marsyas). After the room housing’ non-European instruments, there is the room with the first pianos: one of the three examples built by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1722) is very remarkable. The nice folding harpsichord (1537) displayed in the following room, as well as the “pochette”, little three string pocket-violins, were used by street musicians during the Modern Age. The rooms on the right contain instruments from the Middle Ages to the 19th c; a special section is dedicated to the achievement of the mechanical instruments. One of the most remarkable examples is the magnificent Barbell& Heap, which was built for the homonymous family at the beginning of the 17″‘ c. The instrument bears the •mills coat of arms (18’ c.).

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The museum is housed in the Auditorium-Park of Music. The collection comprises 255 pieces which offer a wide survey of musical European and non-European instruments, for the educated music and the folk one. Among the most remarkable pieces there is the Stradivari Violin of the Medicean quartet.

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MACRO Italian Sculptures; was born to promote those skills and knowledge that, treasuring tradition and past techniques, remain the excellence of our country. Updated in the concept of “beauty”, sculpture is perhaps the most complete art, in which matter and shape come together in a continuous challenge to renewal, without ever leaving a constant acquisition of consolidated parameters relating to balance and know-how. The works of our selected artists represent a significant example of contemporary Italian sculptural production in the fields of ceramics, bronze, alabaster, wood, marble, iron and “new” materials.

Sculpture is a young and dynamic gallery, directed towards the realization of a high level and eclectic program of events and openings.

The Gallery also owns useful and necessary skills to act as a true consultant in the provision of special services to a selected and demanding clientele.

To purchase a work of art it is necessary that it touches your heart, but also defining the space to host it has a great importance. iSculpture has over 3 years of expe-rience and boasts collaborations with Architects from all over the world. We can submit both to interior designers and decorators as well as to final clients, art proposals that will make your home or your garden a great little museum.

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MACRO, literally “Italian Sculptures; was born to promote those skills and knowledge that, treasuring tradition and past techniques, remain the excellence of our country. Updated in the concept of “beauty”, sculpture is perhaps the most complete art, in which matter and shape come together in a continuous challenge to renewal, without ever leaving a constant acquisition of consolidated parameters relating to balance and know-how. The works of our selected artists represent a significant example of contemporary Italian sculptural production in the fields of ceramics, bronze, alabaster, wood, marble, iron and “new” materials.

iSculpture is a young and dynamic gallery, directed towards the realization of a high level and eclectic program of events and openings.

The Gallery also owns useful and necessary skills to act as a true consultant in the provision of special services to a selected and demanding clientele.

To purchase a work of art it is necessary that it touches your heart, but also defining the space to host it has a great importance. iSculpture has over 3 years of expe-rience and boasts collaborations with Architects from all over the world. We can submit both to interior designers and decorators as well as to final clients, art proposals that will make your home or your garden a great little museum.

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The museum is housed in the Auditorium-Park of Music. The collection comprises 255 pieces which offer a wide survey of musical European and non-European instruments, for the educated music and the folk one. Among the most remarkable pieces there is the Stradivari Violin of the Medicean quartet.

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Museo nazionale degli strumenti musicali a Roma – excursion tour with private guide musician

The collection of musical instruments covers a very wide period (from the archaeological instruments to the 19th c.), and gathers both the European production — the best nudeus in the collection — and that coming from the other continents. In 1949 the tenor Evan Gorga, a keen collector, gave over 3000 musical instruments to the State. The archaeological section belongs to the Kirche Collection. At the entrance there is the musical instrument invented and painted by Giacomo Balla in Futurist style. On the first floor the collections are arranged chronologically and by typology. The first rooms, on the left, contain archaeological instruments flanked by sculptural fragment: with musical theme (the myth of Pan and Marsyas).

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Montemartini museum Excursion tour with private guide in Rome

The ancient arc sculptures contained in the former Montemartini thermoelectric power station — built in the first half of the last century — come from the Capitoline Museums collections. They were temporarily placed in the industrial archaeology building, nearby St Paul Gate and Cestia Pyramid, following the restoration works of the Capitoline complex, but now are here permanently. This new salt of the power station as a dAcsical art museum is part of the restoration plans of the industrial area at Ostiense, destined to become in the following years a new cultural place in the South of Rome, with a university and a “City of Science and Technique”. The unused spaces of the thermoelectric power station contain about 400 sculptures which trace the history of the Roman art from Servius Tullius’ period to the late-ancient era, and some rare and magnificent examples of Greek sculpture. The arrangement of the ancient sculptures within the Art Nouveau spaces of the building creates a very good sensation, and the contrast between so different archaeological materials makes the arrangement very interesting.

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Musei Capitolini – excursion tour with private guide

The Capitoline Museums rise on the homonymous Republican Rome hill, once occupied by the most important temple in the city, the Temple of Jupiter Capitoline (6th c. B.C.), the ruins of which lie under the Conservators Palace. During the early Middle Ages, but still today, the Town Council took place there (13th c.). It considered the hill the place of the civic power: here executions took place, flocks pastured (hence the name of Monte Caprino) and Petrarca set here his symbolic coronation as a poet in 1341, marking the beginning of the renovatio urbis which would continue during the next two centuries and would turn the Hill into today’s monumental complex. In 1471 Sixtus IV gave the Roman people some ancient bronzes which originated the Roman archaeological collections that can boast many masterpieces. The bronze statues, which can be seen in the Conservators Palace, were placed in the zone closed by the Senatorial Palace, that was erected on the State Archives of the ancient city, the Tzbularium (1″ c. B.C.). Here is a splendid view of the Forum.

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  • Carlo Bilotti – Rome private tour

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The Orangerie of the Villa houses the collection of art that Carlo Bilotti, an industrialist in the field of cosmetics and an an lover, donated to the city of Rome. The collection includes 20 works of which 18 are by De Chirico, including some his masterpieces from the 1920’s. The collection also includes one of the only two works by Andy Warhol in Roman museums. The bequest and the arrangement of the exhibition created the occasion to make use of the beautiful exhibition space, which took on its present form during the last quarter of the eighteenth century, and to restore the Ninfeo where, in addition to the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions of contemporary art are also held. It is worthwhile to check the website to be sure not to miss occasions to see the work of contemporary artists, such as Damien Hirst and Jenny Saville, in Rome.

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ANCIENT ART NATIONAL GALLERY IN BARBERINI PALACE ROME – visit with private guide

Founded in 1895, the National Gallery was housed for a long time in Corsini Palace; since the ’50s it has been set in Corsini Palace and Barberini Palace. The latter was built in 1625 for Francesco Barberini, nephew of Pope Urban VIII, by three of the greatest architects of the Roman 17th c.: Carlo Maderno’s design (quadrangular plan of the building and opening towards the surrounding green by means of side wings) was inserted into the pre-existent villa with garden. Gian Lorenzo Bernini succeeded Maderno (central hall, loggia and three architectural orders of the facade, entrance staircase to the first floor) counting on the collaboration of Francesco Borromini (windows of the piano nobile, decorative elements, spiral staircase on the right of the facade). Inside the Palace Andrea Sacchi painted The Divine Wisdom (1629-33) and Pietro da Cortona, between 1633 and 1639, frescoed the central hall with the Triumph of

the Divine Providence, an allegorical theme to celebrate the family of the Pope, whose emblem with the three bees is in the middle of the composition: this fresco is the masterpiece of the Baroque illusionistic decoration.

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Galleria nazionale d’arte antica – visit with private guide

Formerly Riario Palace (1511-18) and then Palace of Christina of Swe-den (1659-89), Corsini Palace now hosts the Corsini Gallery and Library as well as the Lincean Academy (The National Academy of Science). The picture gallery remains in its historical location with-in the Palace of Via della Lungara which faces the Villa Farnesina. This palace was acquired in 1736 upon the arrival of the Florentine family to Rome soon after the election of Pope Clement XII (1730-40). The main collection is on the first floor of the majestic palace that archi-tect Ferdinando Fuga designed for Car-dinal Neri and his brother, Bartolomeo Corsini. It was based on the French mod-el of the Palace of Versailles with anoth-er wing (1736-1753) which doubled the facade to the right of the entrance and a central double-banistered staircase leading into a connected garden.

  • Palazzo Doria Panphilij – Rome private tour

Galleria Doria Panphilij – visit with private guide

The Doria Pamphilj palace houses an extraordinary private gallery of paintings, collected between the 16th and 17th centuries. The kernel of the collection was formed after th( marriage of Camillo Pamphilj senior, nephew of pope Innocent X, with Olimpia Aldobrandini in 1647. The bride had, in 1638, inherited the palace on the Corso and the art collection from her uncle 1ppolito. As early as 1603 the collection already included prestigious paintings by Raphael (Double portrait of Andrea Navagero and Agostino Beazzano), and works from the schools of Ferrara and Veneto. Between 1603 and 1604 cardinal Aldobrandini had also had the upper parts of the palace chapel adorned with six arched canvases on which Annibale Carracci and his apprentices had painted landscapes with scenes from the life of Christ, later moved to the gallery.

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Galleria Spada – Spada Gallery – visit with private guide

The palace was built and decorated with splendid paintings and stuccoes halfway through the 16tth century by Cardinal Girolamo Capodiferro. Purchased in 1632 by Cardinal Bernadino Spada, the building was immediately transformed to house the residence of the important prelate. New decorations were done, even in view of the setting up of the Picture gallery, where it is still possible to admire the rich furnishings, the sculptures and two world maps, emphasising the many inter-est of the householder. Since 1926, the building has been the seat of the Council of State, but it is still possible to visit, in four rooms, the gallery of the cul-tured prelate, with paintihgs by famous artists, including Titian and Guido Reni.

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Galleria Colonna – Colonna Gallery – visit with private guide

The Colonna Gallery is an enchanting place: the art collection — paintings, sculptures, frescoes — perfectly fit in with the architectural structure of the Colonna family’s Palace which contains the imposing 17th c. Gallery. It is the best example in the city of art works arrangement within spaces purposely planned to house public expositions of family collections, in order to sing the family’s praises and riches. Time here seems to have stopped to the day of the Gallery inauguration in 1703, even if a cannonball on the staircase of the Palace, crashed here because of a target mistake on the day after the proclamation of the Roman Republic (1849), is the evidence of the passing of time. Take the list of the paintings at the entrance: remember that the works’ numbering follows the alphabetical order of the. artists (Albani is the number 1 while Veronese is the number 197) and not that of the works’ arrangement. The gallery and the collection were begun by Cardinal Girolamo Colonna around the middle of the 17th c. in the pre-existent family Palace, which overlooks Sts Apostles Square and continues in the garden ascending to Quirinale Square The splendid gallery (39×10.5×13 m) is supplemented by two cabinets on the short sides and has three wide windows; the interior continues in the back garden and in the walking leading to the 18th c. Kaffeehaus. Here there is a remarkable collection of 15th, 16th and 17th c. paintings, arranged in several rows along the walls, and there are also ancient sculptures alternated to mirrors and desks on which are Renaissance bronzes, according to the 17th c.

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Tour of main squares, fountains, churches and museums of Rome selected for you. The tour includes short walks on foot for visits of monuments and stops for taking pictures and a lunch or a coffee break.The sequence of monuments and their choice will display a historical and artistic evolution of the Eternal City. As well as a perfect overview of ​​the different types of styles in the arts of architecture and sculpture and painting. Many monuments, private art collections, entrances to palaces are offered exclusively by RUSRIM. private guides.

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Inside the guided tour experience you can choose to visit important archaeological areas like dungeons, catacombs, ancient walls, sacred places and secret areas accessible to limited number of people. The collection of Greek and Roman classical sculptures offering sculptures of emperors, athletes, mythological figures and ancient deities can be viewed in an exclusive way.

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During the guided tour you can have a break for tasting of local food preferred by Roman elite. In summer the most popular organic ice cream shop in Rome is a place to drop in.

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  1. Piazza di Spagna – Spanish square,  is one of the most famous squares in Rome. In the middle of the square is the famous Fontana della Barcaccia, dating to the beginning of the baroque period, sculpted by Pietro Bernini and his son, the more famous Gian Lorenzo Bernini.The side near Via Frattina is overlooked by the two façades (the main one, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and the side one created by Francesco Borromini) of the Palazzo di Propaganda Fide.

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  1. Pantheon commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD). The present building was completed by the emperor Hadrian and probably dedicated about 126 AD. He retained Agrippa’s original inscription, which has confused its date of construction. The Pantheon is stituated in the Roman Regio (quarter) 1X, corresponding to Campus Martins. According to legend, Campus Martins used to belong to the Tarquins and was a marshy area. When the last Etruscan king was expelled from Rome in 509 BC, the year the Republic was founded, the area became public. Augustus began filling the central area of Campus Martins with monuments and rebuilding the buildings in the Circus Flaminius area. The temple — dedicated to all the gods — was intended to be a symbol of the Emperor Augustus and therefore of his family, the gens Iulia.

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  2. Piazza Navona square –Rome private tour - piazza navonaThanks to its original elongated form. Piazza Navona deserves a foremost place among Rome’s numerous hiStorical piazzas. Built on the site of the former Domitian Stadium, it traditionally accommodated the market and popular shows. During the 17th century it became the city’s salon, partly because of the presence of Palazzo Pamphilj, and it was embellished with further monuments and buildings. These enhance the spatial homogeneity which is owed to the regularity of the architecrural features packed into the unbroken ranks of walls and facades, and to the chromatic unity. A result of the urban plans For the piazza under the patronage of Innocent X Pamphilj, who was responsible For the complete reorganisation ofthc area and the demolition of some blocks, was the concave facade of Sant’Agnese. The work of Borromini, it merges with the walls surrounding the piazza, copying the essential arehitecrural morifs and presenting an emblematic example of dynamic integration between the building and the space in front of it, which acts as an cxrension to the church and seems to disappear into it. In the l yout of the piazza, a role of no lesser importance is played by the three fountains which serve to break up the huge horizontal space into four distinct areas. The focus is the symbolic and actual centre of the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers), the work of Gian Lorenw Bernini. It is a spectacular allegory of the worldly presrige of the Pamphilj: an aerial «natural grotto». The four springs of faraway rivers spout from it and it is studded with exoric plants and animals. It acts as a base for the Egyptian obelisk crowned with a clove. the symbol of the Pamphin and the Holy Spirit. Sant’Agnese in agone  – San Luigi dei Francesi

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  1. Piazza del Campidoglio – The Piazza del Campidoglio, with the long flight of steps leading up to it, is both the political and physical heart of the city. Is was designed in its monumental setting by Michelangelo in 1536, under the patronage of Paul III Farnese. Piazza del Campidoglio Rome Private tourIt arguably represents the most perfect translation of the concept of the piazza as an autonomous urban space in 16th century culture. Ina masterly reinterpretation of the classic concept of the piazza, Michelangelo reversed the outlook, which had until then been oriented towards the Roman Forum, placing the statue of Marcus Aurelius in the middle to face Saint Peter’s Basilica. As background, he devised the complete rebuilding of the medieval Palazzo Senatorio, which rose above the ruins of the former Tabularium, and the side wings, made up of the Palazzo dei Conservatori and the Palazzo Nuovo. The latter were completed according to she artist’s plans respectively in 1568 and 1655. Uprooted and set obliquely, they endue,/ the piazza with a greater sense of space, and enhance the per4pective and theatricality. The geometric star design oldie paving, which was implemented in 1940 by Antonio Munoz based on the plans left by Buonarroti, also emphasises the centrifugal, dynamic dimension of the whole. The robust and imposing plasticity of the architecture adds to the sober stateliness of this area. The façade of Palazzo Senatorio eras adapted from the Michelangelesque plan by Giacomo Della Porta and Girolamo Rainaldi, with its entrance facing the piazza, characteristic double flights of steps, stucco facing and row of gigantic Corinthian pilaster strips. The balustrade looking out over the city, with its monumental Dioscuri, was also conceived to complement the piazza, and was modified by Della Porta in 1585.

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  1. Piazza Barberini square – Fontana del Tritone or Triton Fountain (1642–3) sculpted by Bernini. – Palazzo Barberini  The rise of the Barberini, one of the most powerful of the Roman papal families, is closely connected to the ecclesiastical career of Cardinal Maffeo Barberini, the fiarure Pope, who was elected with the name Urban VIII in 1623. The family’s prestige in the papal city was from that moment secured and culminated in the construcrion in the grand style of the palazzo, which was to become one of the most admired in Rome at the time. Some of the main artists of the age were involved in the building and decoration of the prestigious residence: Carlo Maderno, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini sought to outdo each other in a contest of elegance. as did Pietro da Cortona and Andrea Sacchi in their paintings for the palazzo. Everything, from the architecture to the magnificence of the frescoes and interior Furnishings had to reflect the authority and affluence of the line which had chosen this way of leaving an indelible mark on the heart of the city. In 1629, the year in which Maderno died, the palazzo had ho ever only just been begun, so the building was then entrusted to Gian Lorenzo Bernini. the ofi‘icial artiSI par excellence of the Barberinian court.

  1. Palazzo del Quirinale – Official residence of the President of the Italian Republic, was built in 1583 by Pope Gregory XIII as a papal summer residence.The Palace was also used as the location for papal conclaves in 1823, 1829, 1831, and 1846. It served as a papal residence and housed the central offices responsible for the civil government of the Papal States until 1870.

  2. Piazza della Repubblica  – Piazza Esedra The former name of the piazza, Piazza dell’Esedra, still very common today, originates in the large exedra of the baths of Diocletian, which gives the piazza its shape
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    – Fontana delle Naiadi  – Republic square in Rome The fountain in this square was originally the fountain of the Acqua Pia (connected to the aqua Marcia aqueduct), commissioned this site by Pope Pius IX in 1870.  The naiads represented are the Nymph of the Lakes (recognisable by the swan she holds), the Nymph of the Rivers (stretched out on a monster of the rivers), the Nymph of the Oceans (riding a horse symbolising of the sea), and the Nymph of the Underground Waters (leaning over a mysterious dragon). In the centre is Rutelli’s Glauco group (1911/12), symbolizing the dominion of the man over natural force and replacing a previous sculpture.

    – Basilica Santa Maria degli angeli e dei Martiri – The Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs – Beatissimae Virgini et omnium Angelorum et Martyrum – built inside the frigidarium of the Baths of Diocletian in the Piazza della Repubblica (part of the Terme di Diocleziano emperor) by Michelangelo Buonarroti.
    The thermae of Diocletian dominated the Quirinal Hill with their ruined mass and had successRome Car tours - Santa Maria degli Angelifully resisted Christianization. Michelangelo Buonarroti worked from 1563 to 1564 to adapt a section of the remaining structure of the baths to enclose a church. At Santa Maria degli Angeli, Michelangelo achieved an unexampled sequence of shaped architectural spaces with few precedents or followers. There is no true facade; the simple entrance is set within one of the coved apses of a main space of the thermae. The plan is developed from a Greek cross, with a transept so dominant, with its cubical chapels at each end, that the effect is of a transverse nave.
     

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    Terme di Diocleziano Rome private tour


Basilica di San Giovanni Laterano – Lateran Basilica – The Papal Archbasilica of St.John in the Lateran
The Lateran cathedral is part of the firSt monumental complex of the Church of Rome. It was built at the time of ConStantine on the site of the ruined home of a powerful Roman family, the Laterani. saint John Rome private tourIt consiSts of a Papal Palace. Basilica and Baptistery, or so-called Patriarch‘lo, which was used For the diplomatic, residential, defence and administrative purposes of the Pontifical Curia. Until 1300. when Boniface VIII announced the first jubilee Year, the pontiff resided here with all his dignitaries and the court, enjoying the use of a personal chapel, part of which still exists with the name of Sancta Sanctorum. The building was commissioned by Constantine as a votive ofliering for the victory over Maxentius, and dedicated to Christ the Saviour in 318 AD. Its blueprint was exactly the same as that of the former Saint Peter’s. It must have consisted of a huge space with five aisles divided up by an impressive colonnade. After being damaged several times over the centuries, the Constantine basilica was repeatedly rsttored until being rebuilt by Francesco Borromini, who gave it its definitive form. 

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  1. Colosseo – Anfiteatro Flavio – Amphitheatrum Flavium has conditioned Rome’s urban landscape and it still dominates the ancient center. It was the first amphiteatheatre to be built in Rome in the form of a monument. The Flavian Amphiteathre was superior in dimensions and monumentality to all those previously built. The colosseum was furnished with a sophisticated system of drains with fed the bath and numerous fountains required to keep the vast audience cool. Tn the Colosseum there were various kinds of enterteinment like fightsbetween gladiators, exotic animals, naval battles, and capital punishment executions. During the renaissance the Colosseum has been one of the monuments which symbolise the grandeur of antique Rome.
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  1. Arco di Costantino – Arch of Costantine was well situated to celebrating the ventures and victories, fristly of the consult in the Republican age and later of the emperors.  It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I’s victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312.

  2. San Clemente and Catacombs In the basilica, witch was built at the beginning of the 12th century, the ancient painting have survived and most of the mosaics are intact.  On the whole, the frescoes constituite a more sophisticated version of catacomb painting, both in their of the expressive and dynamic line and in their revival, in the early Christian sense of decorative motifs.Rome private tour - san clemente

  3. The Palatine Hill – Palatino –  According to Roman mythology, the Palatine Hill was the location of the cave, known as the Lupercal, where Romulus and Remus were found by the she-wolf Lupa that kept them alive.
    Rome has its origins on the Palatine. Indeed, recent excavations show that people have lived there since approximately 10,000 BC.
    According to Livy, after the immigration of the Sabines and the Albans to Rome, the original Romans lived on the Palatine.
    Many affluent Romans of the Republican period (c.509 BC – 44 BC) had their residences there. During the Empire (27 BC – 476 AD) several emperors resided there; in fact, the ruins of the palaces of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD), Tiberius (14 – 37 AD) and Domitian (81 – 96 AD) can still be seen. Augustus also built a temple to Apollo here, beside his own palace. The Palatine Hill was also the site of the festival of the Lupercalia.

  4. Circus maximus- Circo Massimo – The Circus was Rome’s largest venue for ludi, public games connected to Roman religious festivals. Ludi were sponsored by leading Romans or the Roman state for the benefit of the Roman people (populus Romanus) and gods. During the Republic some Circus events, however, seem to have been relatively small and intimate affairs. In 167 BC, “flute players, scenic artists and dancers” performed on a temporary stage, probably erected between the two central seating banks. Others were enlarged at enormous expense to fit the entire space. A venatio held there in 169 BC, one of several in the 2nd century, employed “63 leopards and 40 bears and elephants”, with spectators presumably kept safe by a substantial barrier.circo massimo rome private tours

  5. Museo delle mura Aureliane – The Aurelian Walls museum – Roman walls 271 AD and 275 AD The walls enclosed all the seven hills of Rome plus the Campus Martius and, on the right bank of the Tiber, the Trastevere district. The full circuit ran for 19 kilometres (12 mi) surrounding an area of 13.7 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi). The construction of the walls was by far the largest building project that had taken place in Rome for many decades, and their construction was a concrete statement of the continued strength of Rome. Aurelian’s construction of the walls as an emergency measure was a reaction to the barbarian invasion of 270; the historian Aurelius Victor states explicitly that the project aimed to alleviate the city’s vulnerability. Appia Antica 

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  7. Avenitino hill – Colle Aventino According to Roman tradition, the Aventine was not included within Rome’s original foundation, and lay outside the city’s ancient sacred boundary (pomerium). The Roman historian Livy reports that Ancus Marcius, Rome’s fourth king, defeated the Latins of Politorium, and resettled them there.[9] The Roman geographer Strabo credits Ancus with the building of a city wall to incorporate the Aventine.[10] Others credit the same wall to Rome’s sixth king, Servius Tullius. The remains known as the Servian Wall used stone quarried at Veii, which was not conquered by Rome until c.393 BC, so the Aventine might have been part-walled, or an extramural suburb. 
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  1. Basilica di Santa Sabina and Porta lignea di Santa Sabina,  Basilica Santa Sabina Rome car touris the oldest extant Roman basilica in Rome that preserves its original colonnaded rectangular plan and architectural style. Its decorations have been restored to their original restrained design. Santa Sabina was built by Peter of Illyria, a Dalmatian priest, between 422 and 432[1] near a temple of Juno on the Aventine Hill in Rome. The church was built on the site of early Imperial houses one of which is said to be of Sabina a Roman matron originally from Avezzano in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
    – The orange garden – Giardino degli aranci The park offers an excellent view of the city. The garden, as it is today, was designed in 1932 by Raffaele De Vico. The garden, whose name comes from the many bitter orange trees growing there, extends over the area of an ancient fortress built near the basilica of Santa Sabina by the Savelli family between 1285 and 1287, which, in turn, was built over an old castle constructed by the Crescentii in the tenth century.
    – The rose garden – Giardino delle rose
    – Order of Malta square – Sovrano militare ordine di Malta Roma – Piazza Cavalieri di Malta

  2. Pyramid of Cestius – Piramide di Caio Cestio – ancient pyramid in Rome built about 18 BC–12 BC as a tomb for Gaius Cestius, a magistrate and member of one of the four great religious corporations in Rome, the Septemviri Epulonum.
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  4. Centrale Montemartini – Musei Capitolini Best roman art collections and Industrial archaeology
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  6. Basilica di San Luigi dei Francesi and Caravaggio Thanks to the mediation of Cardinal Del Monte from the July of 1599 to that of 1600, Caravaggio painted the two side canvases for the chapel of Cardinal Contarelli in San Luigi dei Francesi, his first public commission. The Calling and Martyrdom of Saint Matthew were both demanding in terms of the depiction of a story in action and the numerous figures. The symbolic role of the light, coupled with the natural illumination of the chapel, lends unity to the whole. With these canvases Caravaggio brings contemporary reality into a sacred scene and into a church chapel for she first time. Characters dressed in the current style participate in the sacred event as they go about their daily life, intent on tavern games. The first canvas to be finished was the Calling.
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    san luigi dei francesi Caravagio private tour

    Caravaggio constructs the scene around the gesture of Christ, who points towards Matthew and whose hand position is mirrored by the latter’s. The two groups are unified by the shaft of light, whose origin is outside the field of vision, above the head of Jesus. The light is both divine .d natural and also serves as an efficacious stylistic expedient to emphasise the evident contrast between the modern clothes of Matthew and his companions and the few divine attributes of the apostle, who is barefoot and wrapped in a large cloak of antique style. In the use of the Martyrdom, the focal point of the scene is the executioner, who is in the act of striking the martyr. The other characters are placed around the central figure, gradually going further back into the bare space which is the scene of the action. Caravaggio freezes the dramatic moment before the death by means of the light. This is concentrated on the naked body of the executioner poised to strike and on the angel who proffers the palm of martyrdom to the saint. Once it was placed on the altar of the chapel, the altarpiece of Saint Matthew and the Angel, which was done in three and a half months in 1602, was, according to Bellori: otaken away by the priests, who said that the figure had

  7. Piazza Venezia Venezia square  –  It takes its name from the Palazzo Venezia, built by the Venetian Cardinal, Pietro Barbo – later Pope Paul II , alongside the church of Saint Mark, the patron saint of  Venice. The Palazzo Venezia served as the embassy of the Republic of Venice in Rome.

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    Piazza Venezia – Rome private tour – rusrim


  8.  Fontana delle Tartarughe – The Fontane delle Tartarughe (The Turtle Fountain) is a fountain of the late Italian Renaissance, located in Piazza Mattei, in the Sant’Angelo district of Rome, Italy. It was built between 1580 and 1588 by the architect Giacomo della Porta and the sculptor Taddeo Landini. The bronze turtles around the upper basin, usually attributed either to Gian Lorenzo Bernini or Andrea Sacchi, were added in either 1658 or 1659 when the fountain was restored.

  9. Mercati Traiani Trajan’s Marketis a large complex of ruins located on the Via dei Fori Imperiali. Thought to be the world’s oldest shopping mall, the arcades in Trajan’s Market are now believed by many to be administrative offices for Emperor Trajan. The shops and apartments were built in a multi-level structure, and it is still possible to visit several of the levels. Highlights include delicate marble floors and the remains of a library.

  10. Foro Romano – Roman forum panoramic view
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    Roman forum – rome private tours



  11. Piazza della Bocca della Verità –
    Private tour of Rome Piazza bocca della verita
    Private tour of Rome Piazza bocca della verita

    The square lies in the ancient area of the Forum Boarium, just in front of the Tiber Island; it takes its name from the Bocca della Verità. The fountain in front of the two temples, called Fountain of the Tritons, released by Carlo Bizzaccheri. Besides the church, dating back to the late Middle Ages, the square houses the Arcus Argentariorum, the Arch of Janus, the Temple of Hercules Victor and the Temple of Portunus, a deity related to the ancient river harbour.
    – Tempio di Portuno – Its Ionic order has been much admired, drawn and engraved and copied since the 16th century (see illustration, right).  The temple owes its state of preservation from its being converted to use as a church in 872 and rededicated to Santa Maria Egyziaca (Saint Mary of Egypt).
    – Tempio di Ercole Vincitore – The Temple of Hercules Victor – Hercules the Winner or Hercules Olivarius – Dating from the later 2nd century BC By 1132 the temple had been converted to a church, known as Santo Stefano alle Carozze (St. Stephen ‘of the carriages).
    – Fontana dei TritoniThis fountain should be distinguished from the similarly named nearby Triton Fountain (Fontana del Tritone) by Bernini. The fountain was completed in 1715 by architect Carlo Francesco Bizzaccheri, during the works for the accommodation of the square in front of the basilica.

  12. Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevereis a 5th-century church in Rome devoted to the Roman martyr Saint Cecilia. Rome private tour Santa CeciliaThe first church on this site was founded probably in the 3rd century, by Pope Urban I; it was devoted to the young Roman woman Cecilia, martyred it is said under Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander (A.D. 222-235). Tradition holds that the church was built over the house of the saint. Saint Cecilia  is the patroness of musicians. It is written that as the musicians played at her wedding she “sang in her heart to the Lord.Rome car tours - Santa Cecilia in Tras Tevere


  13.   – Janiculum Hill – Colle del Gianicolo – Rome panoramic view Gianicolo Rome car tour
    – Tempietto del Bramante – Tempietto di San Pietro in Montorio
    – Fontana Paolina o Fontana dell’Acqua Paola
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    Villa Borghese - Rome private tour
    Villa Borghese – Rome private tour
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  4. Palazzo Colonna is one of the oldest and largest private palaces of Rome. Its construction began in the fourteenth century by the Colonna family, who still resides there since eight centuries. The Colonna family dates back to the twelfth century and comes from the town of Colonna, near Rome, from which it takes its name. The construction of the various wings of Palazzo Colonna lasted for five centuries. This has led to the overlapping of different architectural styles, interiors and exteriors, which characterize and reflect the different periods. From 1300 to 1500 it acted as a family fortress. Oddone Colonna, elected Pope on November 11, 1417 under the name of Martin V, appointed the Palace as the Pontifical Seat and lived there from 1420 to 1431, the year of his death. In those ten years, within the austere rooms of Palazzo Colonna, Pope Martin V designed and implemented a great plan for a cultural, urban and administrative rebirth of the city of Rome, which lay in devastating conditions after the period of papal exile to Avignon and the Western Schism. In 1527, during the sack of Rome by the troops of Emperor Charles V, Palazzo Colonna was one of the few buildings that was not destroyed due to the good relationship of the family with the Empire. Instead, it offered a safe haven for more than three thousand Roman citizens.

Throughout the 1600s, the Palace took the form of a large Baroque palace at the will of three generations; the leading family members being Philip I, Cardinal Girolamo I and Lorenzo Onofrio, who relied on architects and artists of great skill and reputation. In fact, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Antonio del Grande, Carlo Fontana, Paolo Schor, and many others, all lent their expertise. Also during this time was the construction of the beautiful and majestic Galleria Colonna, which has 76 meters of length facing onto via IV Novembre. This authentic jewel of the Roman Baroque is now open to the public, with apartments of major artistic value that are most representative of the Palace. They house the Art Collections of the family, notified and bound by the fidecommesso of 1800, including masterpieces of absolute excellence painted by leading Italian and foreign artists between the XV and XVI century. Among the artists are Pinturicchio, ,Cosme Tura, Carracci, Guido Reni, Tintoretto, Salvator Rosa, Bronzino, Guercino. Veronese, Vanvitelli and many others. Galleria Colonna is open to the public every Saturday from 9.00 a.m to 1.15 p.m.. The entrance is from via della Pilotta, 17. Private visits of the Gallery and the private Apartments are always available by appointment seven days a week, including holidays. Reservations can be made by calling 06/6784350 or writing to info@galleriacolonna.it. There are a number of publications on the Colonna family, Palazzo Colonna and its Art Collections which you can find either at the book shop on Saturday morning in Galleria Colonna on Via della Pilotta 17, or at the offices of the Galleria Colonna. For more information, please consult the website: www.galleriacolonna.it. Thank you for your attention and we invite you to visit this historical Roman residence of great charm and rare beauty.

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